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Record-setting Texas sprinter Aldrich Bailey, 18, is primed for the Olympic trials

Updated: June 11, 2012, 5:54 PM ET
By Christopher Parish | ESPNHS

Just seconds before Aldrich Bailey crossed the finish line to win the 400-meter race at the Texas Region 1-5A meet, he fell victim to one of his worst habits -- he looked up at the scoreboard for his time.

He knew immediately that was a bad idea.

"That's a bad habit of mine," he said. "Sometimes you can even see pictures of me at the end of races looking up. It's something I have to stop doing."

It didn't cost the Timberview (Arlington, Texas) senior ...

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